REYNOLDS C. SMITH, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Reynolds Smith '32

Date of birth: March 10, 1909

Date of death: September 5, 1942

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1932 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Reynolds was lost when USS Gregory (APD 3) was sunk near Guadalcanal by Japanese surface forces early in the morning of September 5, 1942.

His wife was listed as next of kin; he has a memory marker in Michigan. He was also survived by his mother and "two small children" (from Lansing State Journal on September 16, 1942).


Class of 1932

Reynolds is one of 52 members of the Class of 1932 in Memorial Hall.